Month: June 2014

Last month the U.S. 7th Fleet and the Navy Warfare Development Command tested how radar-absorbing, carbon-fiber clouds can prevent a missile from detecting and striking its target. The Navy tested these manmade clouds, called maritime obscurant generator prototypes, to assess ...
Bloodhound SSC

The state-of-the-art cockpit of the Bloodhound SSC have been unveiled as Andy Green and the team continue preparations to break the land speed record in the South African deserts next year. Hand crafted using five different types of carbon fibre ...

Using a mix of fibre-reinforced epoxy-based thermosetting resins and 3D extrusion printing techniques, scientists at Harvard and the Wyss Institute have developed cellular composite materials of unprecedented light weight and stiffness. Until now, 3D printing has been developed for thermo ...

GKN Aerospace has completed a two year structures technology maturity (STeM) programme to create an advanced winglet using innovative automated processes. Results show that, were the winglet to enter series production today, these processes could lower manufacturing costs by approximately ...

OCSiAl has announced at a press conference at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference that it has acquired Zyvex Technologies, forming the worlds largest nano technology company. The new partnership will combine large-scale manufacturing capabilities with commercialisation expertise – unleashing limitless ...

Ford has unveiled its Lightweight Concept vehicle, which uses advanced materials to explore future weight-reduction solutions that could improve performance and fuel efficiency while reducing carbon dioxide emissions. The new concept represents the latest phase of Ford’s research into developing ...

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